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Chirality-driven edge flow and non-Hermitian topology in active nematic cells

  title={Chirality-driven edge flow and non-Hermitian topology in active nematic cells},
  author={Lisa Yamauchi and Tomoya Hayata and Masahito Uwamichi and Tomoki Ozawa and Kyogo Kawaguchi},
  journal={arXiv: Soft Condensed Matter},
Many of the biological phenomena involve collective dynamics driven by self-propelled motion and nonequilibrium force (i.e., activity) that result in features unexpected from equilibrium physics. On the other hand, biological experiments utilizing molecular motors, bacteria, and mammalian cells have served as ideal setups to probe the effect of activity in materials and compare with theory. As has been established, however, biomolecules are chiral in nature, which can lead to the chiral… Expand

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